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Hotel Baudy guest register, 1887-1899

Hotel Baudy (Giverny, France)


Collection Information

Size: 1 Volume, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Guest register which contains ca. 700 entries. The visitors gave their occupation, age, residence, origin of passport, previous address, destination, and arrival and departure dates.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Hotel Baudy was run by the Baudy family 1887-1920, and was frequented by artists including many Americans.


Microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The guest book was given to the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Alice Osborn. Mrs. Osborn purchased a Cezanne painting from Mdm. Baudy and was given the guest book as proof of Cezanne's stay at the hotel.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4236 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

How to Cite This Collection

Hotel Baudy guest register, 1887-1899. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.